Joe Spring is a former editor at Outside. His writing can be found in The New York Times, Canoe and Kayak, and the Santa Fean.
Fatalities stacked up last winter.
The world’s most famous climber pushes the limits in Yosemite.
Inexperienced climbers, cut-rate outfitters, and poor decisions lead to tragedy.
Benedikt Böhm becomes the first to summit and ski the world’s eighth highest peak in the aftermath.
One record step for science, one giant leap for marketing.
People venture out after the storm to help.
The year’s biggest expeditions, events, and feats, from the deadly avalanche on Manaslu, to a whitewater first, to Felix Baumgartner’s 24-mile fall.
After the death of his expedition partner, the Spanish endurance phenom pushes on, in several different disciplines.
The year’s most impressive rebound.
Ben Marr runs Site Zed and Jeff West dies.
What happens when you turn the world’s deadliest sport into a competition? Welcome to the World Wingsuit League.
Shaun Martin, a Navajo cross-country coach from Chinle, Arizona, uses running as a powerful motivator for high school students who yearn for opportunities beyond the reservation. But make no mistake...
Put some wheels on this thing and you've got your ideal adventure home.
The Deadliest Animals In the United States
One year ago today, photojournalists Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros died after a mortar shell exploded near them...